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    50 Years Ago Today, Brummies Return.

    I did make the trip to Perry Barr in '71. It was later in the season, Sunderland the opposition. A comfortable home win accompanied by a Silver Helmet matchrace won by Arthur Browning. My recollection is of a large crowd and a good night's entertainment. I always enjoyed the visit as a Wolves supporter. A particular memory was Hans Nielsen's first visit in his first season. Was he 16 or 17? Anyway he faced a tac sub in heat 8 and shocked all by gating first and riding with an air of confidence and determination to take the win. That was the first time I Thought he could go a very long way! The wheels project was not the same and the loss of Perry Barr was a big disappointment.
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    Ronnie Moore Golden helmet

    Ronnie Moore’s defeat of Pete Smith was at Poole on 21st July 1971. He had defeated the previous holder, Richard May of Reading, the previous week to become the new holder. He lost the Helmet at Leicester on the 27th July to Ray Wilson. Wimbledon were not involved in any Golden Helmet match races after that. Trevor Hedge, earlier in the season, had been beaten by the then holder Ole Olsen at Monmore. Coincidentally, Olsen lost the Helmet by default through injury; the same method and reason he regained it at the season’s end.
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    RIP Mark Lawton

    Dreadful news. The best thing about watching speedway for decades was that you got the opportunity to meet some special people. Lawt was one of them. RIP
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    Wolverhampton 2020

    Signing number six tomorrow. Happy Christmas everyone.
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    Wolverhampton 2020

    Signing number 5 announced tomorrow.
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    Wolverhampton 2020

    Next signing announced tomorrow.
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    Wolverhampton 2020

    Broc Nicol is Wolves’ third signing. Interesting.
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    Wolves V Ipswich 15/7/19

    Cue Ipswich 5-1 in heat 1.
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    Plymouth 2019

    Perfectly dry and bright weather all day here. Forecast was for good weather. I don't know where this 'adverse' weather is.
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    Wolves 2019

    Jacob does ride for Dackarna tonight.
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    Wolves 2019

    Jacob Thorsell 10 paid 12 from five in Poland yesterday.
  12. £2 to pay with last week’s readmission ticket, free for juniors. As per OS.
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    Your club's all-time top team

    RidersI have seen : Olsen Ermolenko NIelsen Woffinden PK Lindgren MIkael Max Tempted by Dennis Sigalos but stuck with longer serving Wolves riders.
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    Wolves 2019

    There is little or no moderation and the lunatics have largely taken over. The sensible members get shouted down or abused. It seems standard for this country at present. People shouting at each other. Anyway, Happy New Year Bruno, enjoy your speedway in ‘19.
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    Wolves 2019

    Of course! Think before posting next time. Perhaps tautology is what I had in mind.

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